Fisk University


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Fisk University,

at Nashville, Tenn.; coeducational; founded 1865, opened 1866, and chartered 1867. It became a university in 1967. Fisk, long an outstanding African-American school, is open to all qualified students. It has affiliations with Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt Univ. (engineering and management), and Howard Univ. (pharmacy). The university library is especially noted for its African-American collection, and the Carl Van Vechten Gallery for its Stieglitz Collection of photography.
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It has been my privilege to deliver addresses at many of our leading colleges including Harvard, Yale, Williams, Amherst, Fisk University, the University of Pennsylvania, Wellesley, the University of Michigan, Trinity College in North Carolina, and many others.
Fisk University is exploring new academic approaches with 25 of its best freshmen.
Fisk University offered to give on-the-spot, merit-based scholarships to students during the college fair and is in negotiations to accept BCC associate degree holders into its bachelor's programs in education and special education at the in-state tuition rate.
I began my career as a professional in academic philosophy in 1970, called back to Fisk University to teach and quite excited to be off on an adventure, convinced by the encounters described as well as in combination with others not referenced but of great significance, that I must contribute to forging a way in and through which philosophical explorations of the lives, histories, contributions, and future possibilities of black people, with honesty and integrity, would gain respect and legitimacy within the discipline.
CUTLINE: Physics professor Kent Wallace, from Fisk University in Nashville, Tenn.
Attendees were President-Elect Jeffrey Boles, Past President Gore Ervin, Treasurer Steve Murphree, Secretary Teresa Fulcher, Assistant Editor Christy Carter, Junior Academy of Science Director Jack Rhoton, Director of Electronic Communications Jim Howard, State Department of Education Liaison Linda Jordan, Education Committee Chairperson Kim Cleary Sadler, Publicity and Research Committee Chairperson Mandy Carter-Lowe, Members-at-Large Gilbert Pitts of Austin Peay State University and Bryan Kent Wallace of Fisk University, George Webb of the 2010 Local Arrangements Committee, and guest Chih-Che Tai of East Tennessee State University.
in History and Government with honors from Fisk University (1963), his M.
Additional sources on Benjamin Holmes and his world are recommended at the end of the book, including several fascinating works on the Jubilee singers, a touring school's chorus from Fisk University with which Ben performed.
During his long academic career, Franklin taught at Fisk University, St.
Fisk University was established in Nashville in 1866 to educate the freed slaves, and the Fisk Jubilee Singers toured, both nationally and internationally, to raise money for the institution.
The honorary Doctorate Degree of Humane Letters he received from Fisk University in 1988 was well deserved because of his body of work as an artist and because of his humanitarian efforts.
A native of Oklahoma and a graduate of Fisk University, Dr.